Eligibility Requirements

Participants must meet all requirements below before applying:

  1. Must be at least 18 years old.
  2. Eligible for employment in the U.S.A.
  3. Meet the criteria of being either unemployed or underemployed, with a barrier to employment (history of incarceration, homelessness, foster care, mental health challenges, or substance abuse).
  4. Be available to be in class from 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday for 10-11 weeks.  Apprentices in the Hospitality track will occasionally have class on Saturday or Sunday.
  5. Not currently enrolled in any other Kitchens for Good Apprenticeship Program.
  6. Able to work and complete on-the-job training requirements with an employer partner for at least 10 months.
  7. Be open to a background check and not have any outstanding arrest warrants.